COVID-19 or not, the Steelers are bracing

COVID-19 or not, the Steelers are bracing

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the presentation of their next game, scheduled for Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, the players and coaches of the Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing to play the meeting.

On Tuesday, the Titans revealed that eight people from their organization – three players and five staff – had tested positive for the coronavirus. The club will not be able to work inside its facilities until Saturday and there is no guarantee that the duel will be held the next day at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.

“I'm sure they're measuring the odds by getting the information available under the current circumstances,” Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in a video conference Tuesday. Neither I nor my team were involved in the discussions. We focus on our preparation. It's the only part of the equation we can control now. ”

“We have been given the mandate to work for a game that will take place on time and that is our way of thinking,” he continued. We have worked on a game plan with that in mind and we want to continue the process on the normal schedule. ”

At risk?

However, everything remains to be determined, especially since the NFL has not ruled out a postponement of the clash to Monday. Tomlin and his Steelers, unbeaten in three outings this season, will take the necessary precautions before heading on the plane.

“We will trust our medical experts. If they feel it is safe for us to go ahead, we will show up there with the intention of playing and winning, ”said the driver.

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